Priest, Nun Convicted After 'Sex Act' in Car
- Priest, Nun Convicted After 'Sex Act' in Car
BLANTYRE, Malawi (Reuters) - A Malawian court convicted a Catholic
priest and a nun of disorderly conduct Thursday after they were
caught engaged in a sexual act in a parked car with tinted windows.
The Malawian priest, 43, and the 26-year-old nun from neighboring
Zambia spent the night in police cells after being caught in the act
Wednesday, police said.
A court in the capital Lilongwe handed down suspended jail sentences
of six months with hard labor after the pair pleaded guilty to
charges of idleness and disorderly conduct.
"These people were caught in a sex act," Assistant Superintendent
Kelvin Maigwa told Reuters.
Officials in the Roman Catholic Church, whose priests are barred from
sex or marriage, declined to comment.
Passers by alerted police at Lilongwe International Airport after the
parked Toyota Corolla, which had tinted windows, began shaking in
what police described as "a funny manner."